›› Measurement unit: pounds

Full name: pound-force

Plural form: pounds-force

Symbol: lbf

Alternate spelling: pounds

Category type: force

Scale factor: 4.4482216

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›› SI unit: newton

The SI derived unit for force is the newton.
1 newton is equal to 0.22480894387096 pounds.

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›› Definition: Pound

The pound-force is a non-SI unit of force or weight (properly abbreviated "lbf" or "lbf"). The pound-force is equal to a mass of one pound multiplied by the standard acceleration due to gravity on Earth (which is defined as exactly 9.806 65 m/sē, or exactly 196,133/6096 ft/sē, or approximately 32.174 05 ft/sē).

›› Sample conversions: pounds

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